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Table 5 Content, form of delivery and BCTs of gLiFE ordered by first appearance in sessions

From: Development of a conceptual framework for a group-based format of the Lifestyle-integrated Functional Exercise (gLiFE) programme and its initial feasibility testing

Session Content Method Organisation Material BCT
1 Introduction of gLiFE Frontal teaching, open questions Circle of chairs Laminated card showing the LiFE team Information about health consequencesa (5.1.)
1, 2 Familiarisation/icebreaker Group work Open Name tags Social support (unspecified) c (3.1.)
1–7 Theory-based behaviour change units Frontal teaching, group discussion, group work, open questions Circle of chairs Laminated cards showing the topic, poster with LiFE principles, flipchart Problem solvinga (1.2.), instruction on how to perform the behaviourc (4.1.), information about antecedentsb (4.2.), prompts/cuesb (7.1.), credible source (9.1.), focus on past successa (15.3.)
1–6 LiFE activities Frontal teaching, demonstration by trainers Dependent on LiFE activity (see Table 6 in Appendix 2) Laminated cards Feedback on behaviourc (2.2.), social support (unspecified) c (3.1.), information about health consequencesa (5.1.), demonstration of the behaviourc (6.1.), credible source (9.1.), social rewardc (10.4.)
1–6 Assessment of LiFE activities Group assessment Dependent on LiFE activity (see Table 6 in Appendix 2) LiFE Assessment Tool Social rewardc (10.4.), graded tasks (8.7.)
1–7 Visualisation Frontal teaching, individual work Circle of chairs   Mental rehearsal of successful performancea (15.2.)
2–7 Repetition of LiFE activities Frontal teaching, demonstration in a group, partner work Dependent on LiFE activity (see Table 6 in Appendix 2) Additional material (e.g., towels) Feedback on behaviourb,c (2.2.), behavioural practice/rehearsalb (8.1.)
2–7 Positive experiences, greatest challenge in execution of LiFE and problem solving Group discussion Circle of chairs, semi-circle of chairs   Problem solvinga (1.2.), review behaviour goal(s) a (1.5.), social support (unspecified) c (3.1.), social rewardc (10.4.), focus on past successa (15.3.)
1–7 Action planning Group discussion, individual work Circle of chairs, semi-circle of chairs Flipchart, laminated cards showing LiFE activities, flipchart Goal settinga (behaviour) (1.1.), action planninga (1.4.), prompts/cuesb (7.1.)
1–7 Wrap-up/summary Frontal teaching, open questions, group discussion Circle of chairs, semi-circle of chairs   
  1. BCT Behaviour change technique. Behaviour change theory is linked to the different BCTs as the following: aHAPA, bHabit formation theory, cSelf-Determination Theory